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Kovitz Family History

Kovitz Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Kowitz.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Covitz, Kowitz, Levitz, Horvitz, Moritz, Kotz, Kanitz, Kontz, Lovitz

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Where is the Kovitz family from?

You can see how Kovitz families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kovitz family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Kovitz families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 2 Kovitz families living in Ohio. This was about 50% of all the recorded Kovitz's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kovitz families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kovitz surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kovitz ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kovitz. 22% of Kovitz men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Kovitz women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kovitz were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Owner
    16%
  • Proprietor
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Kovitz. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kovitz census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 276 immigration records available for the last name Kovitz. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 186 military records available for the last name Kovitz. For the veterans among your Kovitz ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kovitz lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kovitz life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Kovitz in 1964 was 83, and 87 in 2004.

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